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(From The Nation (Thailand))
Byline: The Nation.
Public Health Minister Mongkol na Songkhla vowed yesterday to push for the adoption of the Emergency Medicine Bill, which promises to better protect the rights of patients involved in emergencies.
Mongkol was speaking at Samut Prakan Hospital during a visit to a nurse and two rescue volunteers assaulted by volunteers from a rival rescue operation team while trying to help an ill person on Monday night.
The assault delayed crucial medical assistance to the patient, who died on the way to the hospital.
"The incident has highlighted the need to review the country's emergency medical …